Part of speech: verb

To give forth a foul odor.

Part of speech: noun

A stench.

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Usage examples "stink":

  1. And I whispered unto the Maid that she halt; and we stood very husht a while, and surely the stink did grow, and to be very dreadful in the nostrils, so that I felt Mine Own Maid to shake somewhat with the fear and disgust that this thing did make in us. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. Though they stink yet they sting. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
  3. And if I don't hear from you in some reasonable time, I'll raise a stink from here to Vega! - "The Colors of Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.